The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architect
Rank 587 557 518
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 46 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 47
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£620 £565 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +50.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £854 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £564 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.86% +50.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Information Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Information Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 45 £616 +8.11% 8
London +2 18 £563 -6.25% 2
South East -18 14 £600 -7.69%
West Yorkshire -22 6 £500 -
Yorkshire -23 6 £600 - 2
Hampshire -4 4 £500 -23.07%
West Sussex -9 4 £625 -
City of London +7 3 £650 +13.04%
South West -11 3 £613 +11.36%
Bradford - 3 £500 -
Leeds - 3 £700 -
West Midlands +10 2 £500 -16.66% 1
Wiltshire +3 2 £644 +14.44%
Swindon -4 2 £644 +14.44%
Crawley -8 2 £669 -
Cheshire -15 2 £700 +20.68%
Warrington -19 2 £700 +20.68%
North West -36 2 £700 +20.68%
Berkshire - 2 - -
North East - 2 £700 -
Lancashire - 2 £700 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £700 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £700 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £700 -
Blackpool - 2 £700 -
Sheffield - 2 £700 -
East Midlands -10 1 £475 +61.01% 2
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £650 -

Information Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title.

1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 26 (29.21%) Information Security
3 24 (26.97%) TOGAF
4 22 (24.72%) Security Architecture
5 21 (23.60%) Information Architecture
5 21 (23.60%) Data Modelling
5 21 (23.60%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (21.35%) Project Management
7 16 (17.98%) CISSP
7 16 (17.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (16.85%) Information Management
8 15 (16.85%) Data Architecture
9 14 (15.73%) CISM
10 13 (14.61%) Oracle
10 13 (14.61%) SABSA
11 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
11 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
11 12 (13.48%) CISA
11 12 (13.48%) Banking
12 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (11.24%) ITIL
14 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.11%) Information Assurance
15 8 (8.99%) COBIT
15 8 (8.99%) Data Governance
15 8 (8.99%) Retail
15 8 (8.99%) Data Management
15 8 (8.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (8.99%) SQL

Information Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.49%) SAS
2 3 (3.37%) Documentum
3 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.25%) iPlanet
3 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) BusinessWare
1 2 (2.25%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Network Security
2 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.37%) EDRMS
2 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.37%) Big Data
3 2 (2.25%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (2.25%) QlikView
3 2 (2.25%) DB2
3 2 (2.25%) OLTP
3 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.12%) MS Access
4 1 (1.12%) EDMS
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.12%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) ERwin
2 1 (1.12%) Axure RP
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Retail
4 5 (5.62%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.12%) Publishing
8 1 (1.12%) Billing
8 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) MSMQ
1 2 (2.25%) WDK
1 2 (2.25%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.62%) Statistics
2 5 (5.62%) Reference Data
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.49%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (3.37%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.37%) Informatics
4 3 (3.37%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.25%) PKI
5 2 (2.25%) AS400
5 2 (2.25%) FMCG
5 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
1 2 (2.25%) AIX
1 2 (2.25%) Solaris
1 2 (2.25%) Linux
1 2 (2.25%) zOS
1 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Information Security
2 24 (26.97%) TOGAF
3 22 (24.72%) Security Architecture
4 21 (23.60%) Information Architecture
4 21 (23.60%) Data Modelling
4 21 (23.60%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (21.35%) Project Management
6 16 (17.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (16.85%) Data Architecture
7 15 (16.85%) Information Management
8 13 (14.61%) SABSA
9 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
10 10 (11.24%) ITIL
11 9 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.11%) Information Assurance
12 8 (8.99%) Data Governance
12 8 (8.99%) Data Management
13 7 (7.87%) ETL
14 6 (6.74%) UML
14 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) CISSP
2 14 (15.73%) CISM
3 12 (13.48%) CISA
4 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.87%) CGEIT
5 7 (7.87%) CRISC
5 7 (7.87%) Degree
6 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.25%) PhD
8 2 (2.25%) CCSP
8 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.25%) PMP
8 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.25%) SSCP
9 1 (1.12%) GSEC
9 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.12%) GCED
9 1 (1.12%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (8.99%) COBIT
2 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.49%) COREP
2 4 (4.49%) FINREP
3 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.25%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle
2 7 (7.87%) Endeca
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) Teradata
5 4 (4.49%) Tableau
5 4 (4.49%) SAP
6 3 (3.37%) IBM
6 3 (3.37%) PayPal
7 2 (2.25%) BEA
7 2 (2.25%) CA
7 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.25%) Vitria
8 1 (1.12%) Symantec